If you do not throw yourself into the breakers, how will you ever meet the one who frolics in the waves? 

--Zen Saying

The Auckland Zen Centre is a Buddhist community supporting authentic Zen practice and training in Auckland City, New Zealand.

 Learn to Meditate: Zen Meditation Workshops

  • Our Introductory Workshops are presented in a two-part format. They include detailed instructions on sitting and walking meditation, how to establish a daily practice at home, and developing mindfulness in daily life. The next pair of workshops will be on Saturday 10 & 17 October, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Coming up:

  • Two-day Sesshin Labour Weekend starts Saturday morning. Details and application form.
  • Pilates classes with Helen are on Monday at 6 p.m. Classes last about 50 minutes. By donation. This is followed by our informal sitting group from 7 p.m.
  • Taiqi/Qigong with Jared on Wednesday at 6 p.m. 50 minutes followed by optional informal sitting. By donation.
  • Meditate on the North Shore: at a home zendo, Wednesdays 6 a.m. -- call the Centre for details.

  AZC Calendar for 2016 is now available.

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